Those who write the editorials and those who write the columns, they simply are unaccountable. They’re free to impose their cultural politics in the name of freedom of the press.
No one who lives in error is free.
Advocates of ‘free speech’ often repeat the mantra that the best response to bad speech is more and better speech, not the suppression of the bad stuff.
To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
It is only when our life proceeds within bounds and in an accepted, disciplined way, that the mind can be free.
Return to your friends and tell them that we came here with no peaceful intent, but ready for battle, and determined to avenge our own wrongs and set our country free. Let your masters come and attack us: we are ready to meet them beard to beard.
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace.
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.